Information Technology Specialist

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Information Technology Specialist




In this position, you will serve as Information Technology Specialist (Enterprise Architect). Typical work assignments include:

  • Develop and maintain the agency’s enterprise architecture, including technical standards, policies, and procedures in accordance with the current version of the Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework.
  • Maintain an enterprise architecture document repository.
  • Designs, develops, and manages information technology solutions to meet current and future agency mission requirements that enhances or optimizes the existing architecture and technology.
  • Work with business owners across the NEA to identify areas for automation. Lead and implement automation solutions for the business lines.
  • Collaborate with multiple business process areas to define the product and work with the various stakeholders to define what is important to have in the product and prioritization of features.
  • Provides expert advice and guidance to management and stakeholders on current technologies and best practices in support of its mission.
  • Provide guidance to leadership on implementation of business enterprise/ business system architecture and capability portfolio management.
  • Serve as a contracting officer representative (COR) for IT contracts; participates and leads procurement actions.
  • Serve as IT Business Architect with responsibility for overseeing an EA contract and advising the CIO and other staff.
  • Lead projects for enterprise architecture studies to identify and determine business and technical requirements, architectures, infrastructure necessary to effectively support the NEA.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Selective Service registration required.
  • Complete the initial online assessment and USAHire Assessment, if required
  • All employees are required to participate in Direct Deposit/ Electronic Funds Transfer for salary payments.
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.
  • Relocation expenses are not authorized. Other recruitment incentives may be authorized.


Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the Basic Requirements AND Minimum Qualification/Specialized Experience requirements as noted below.

Basic Requirement:

You must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the following four competencies:
(1) Attention to Detail: developing parameters for complex agency enterprise architectures;
(2) Customer Service: assessing the needs of IT stakeholders;
(3) Oral Communication: leading, influencing and persuading employees and managers to accept and implement findings and recommendations;
(4) Problem Solving: identifying complex IT and business process problem areas and providing comprehensive solutions.

Specialized Experience:GS-14: You qualify for the GS-14 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-13 grade level performing the following duties:

1) Experience developing an organization’s enterprise architecture;
2) Experience introducing, assessing, and recommending new software technologies, automation, and technical standards that align with the organizational strategic plan for modernization; and
3) providing advice on the operations of organizational computer systems, software, networks and security both in the cloud and data centers.


$132,368 – $172,075 per year
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Job Category: Technical (IT/Web)
Position Type: Full Time
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Education Level: -